Category Archives: Weaving

A Little Frustration Goes a Long Way…

I really like to weave on my Kromski Rigid Heddle Loom.  Since the move to the new house there has been little time.. so when I did get to sit down to it I was really frustrated with the edges … Continue reading

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Apple Leef Farm… Second Saturday Spin-In Day! (free patterns)

This time last Saturday I was on my way to Van Alstyne, TX with my friend Pat.  It was my first time to attend a spin-in and the first time to Apple Leef Farm.  What a lovely day!  I had … Continue reading

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Tablet Weaving Class 3

The tablet weaving class on Saturday was a very small one with only two students and myself.  I wasn’t in the least surprised since this was the third month in a row… and it’s the month (and almost the week) … Continue reading

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Tablet Weaving Class III… Last Minute Dash

Saturday, August 21 is my last class this year for the Red River Historical Museum with the final class on tablet weaving.  I’m in the last-minute throes of panic with the production of cards, shuttles and thread packets for the … Continue reading

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Rigid Heddle Weaving.com …. Great Site and Free Patterns

Joyce at Rigid Heddle Weaving.com has a terrific website for rigid heddle loom weavers.  I first found her  when some of her videos came up during a You Tube.com search for rigid heddle weaving.  That was quite a while ago … Continue reading

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Free TW Loom Plans, Spinning on Different Wheels, Second TW Class

It’s been too hot for most everything the last couple of weeks.  Most of my time has been taken up with spinning and knitting. The gray and brown are New Zealand wool.  I have no idea what sheep breed, but … Continue reading

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One Down, Two to Go

The class was wonderful!   The only problem was that  I was so busy that I forgot to take pictures until everyone was gone and  we were cleaning up!   I have to send a shout-out  “Thank you!”   to my friend Marianne … Continue reading

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I’m Finished…!!

I must say that I love teaching these classes…. but I think next time I decide to teach a class I will make sure that I don’t have 3 months worth of work making all the things necessary to teach … Continue reading

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Card Weaving Looms

I was watching a video on You Tube showing how to card weave. Today I cannot for the life of me find it again.  Anyway… The simple loom that was used in that video was wonderful.  So… I made me … Continue reading

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Free Inkle Loom Plans

Hello again… First let me say thanks to anyone still checking in on my blog.  It seems this has been my year for things to happen.   Perhaps things will lighten up soon.  Meanwhile… I’ve had several requests for the plans … Continue reading

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